Lu is situated 50 miles (80 kilometers) west of Florence and about 180 miles (290 kilometers) northwest of Rome, Italy's capital.
Don't restrict yourself to Lu; the wider region features an abundance man-made and natural attractions just waiting to be explored. Why don't you check out the Pietrasanta Cathedral and Versiliana Park in and around Pietrasanta, 7 miles (11 kilometers) away. Forte dei Marmi is yet another destination worth investigating. Here you'll find the Forte dei Marmi Beach and Forte dei Marmi Fortress. Forte dei Marmi is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) away from Lu.
When you are ready to head further afield beyond Lu, check out the nearest regional area. Massa is around 11 miles (18 kilometers) away and features sights such as Malaspina Castle, Piazza Mercurio and Renaissance Ducal Palace. Piazza degli Aranci and Cathedral of Massa are also well-worth checking out while you are here.
Feed your mind at Piedmont's mansions, theaters and indoor markets. History buffs will enjoy exploring Piedmont's fabulous traditional villages, archeological sites and historic mansions.
The Lu area is a good place to visit to head outside and make the most of winter. When the temperature falls, follow the locals and try cross-country skiing and snowboarding. If you're not the kind of traveler to go on holiday simply to relax, the Lu area offers a number of outdoor-adventure pursuits like ice skating and mountain climbing.
You'll be sad to say "Ciao" (farewell) to this appealing area.